Oregon State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Healthcare
December 19, 2018

Overview

SCHIP allows Oregon to offer health insurance for eligible children, up to age 19, who are not already insured.

Administration

Oregon State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) is administered by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Oregon, under 19 years of age, not covered by health insurance (including Medicaid), and a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $36,420
2 $49,380
3 $62,340
4 $75,300
5 $88,260
6 $101,220
7 $114,180
8 $127,140

*For households with more than eight people, add $12,960 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.

Application Details

To receive an Oregon Health Plan application packet for SCHIP you may call 1-800-359-9517 or TTY 1-800-359-9517, please visit the Apply for OHP page. 

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